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S0007 - Combination Chemotherapy in Treating Patients With Metastatic or Recurrent Head and Neck Cancer


Evaluation of Three Hour Infusion of Paclitaxel Plus Cisplatin and 5-Fluorouracil in Patients With Advanced or Recurrent Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck (SCCHN)


Drugs used in chemotherapy use different ways to stop tumor cells from dividing so they stop growing or die. Combining more than one drug may kill more tumor cells.


Phase II trial to study the effectiveness of combination chemotherapy in treating patients who have metastatic or recurrent head and neck cancer.

Study Status: Completed


Condition Intervention Phase
Head and Neck Cancer Drug: cisplatin
Drug: fluorouracil
Drug: paclitaxel
Phase 2

Verified by Southwest Oncology Group April, 2013

Sponsored by: Southwest Oncology Group
Information provided by: Southwest Oncology Group identifier: NCT00006248

Study Type: Interventional

Study Design: Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center
Cleveland, Ohio 44195-9001
United States

Maha Hadi A. Hussain, MD., Study Chair

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